Charles River, a front-and middle-office investment management solutions provider, today announced that VTB Capital Investment Management one of the key business divisions of VTB Capital and one of the largest asset managers in Russia, is live on the Charles River Investment Management Solution Version 9 (IMS).
The first phase of the implementation is complete covering automated decision support, trading and compliance activities for all asset classes across its Portfolio Management business. The second phase will enhance the firm with integrated performance measurement, attribution and risk capabilities.
By implementing Charles River IMS, VTB Capital Investment Management benefits from strategy-based asset management, enhanced pre-trade compliance monitoring and risk management, multi-asset, multi-currency performance measurement, attribution and performance risk, strong integration and data reconciliation capabilities.
Vladimir Potapov, Global Head of Portfolio Management, VTB Capital Investment Management said: "We have a highly-complex account structure, and Charles River IMS delivers the views, asset and cash management, and the modelling and trading tools we require to support the diverse investment needs of individual, high-net worth and institutional clients. We now have an enhanced integrated solution that simplifies our internal processes and creates efficiencies across business lines."
Alexander Fedotov, Head of IT at VTB Capital Investment Management commented: "The implementation managers analyzed our business requirements, delivered basic customization, built interfaces, implemented compliance rules and provided training for our portfolio managers, compliance and risk officers and IT staff."
Tim Green, Managing Director-EMEA, Charles River said: "Asset managers worldwide are looking for a complete solution that is usable and manageable at a reasonable cost. As the first Russian firm to automate its operations with Charles River IMS Version 9, VTB Capital Investment Management now has a competitive advantage in the region and a scalable system to support future needs and challenges."